Texas Resident ZIKA POSITIVE After Returning From MIAMI

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In the first Zika case in Texas linked to trip within U.S., a Texas resident who recently traveled to Miami has tested positive for Zika.

The El Paso County recently returned from an area of Miami where local transmission by U.S. mosquitoes has occurred. It is also the first Zika case for the county, which has found no other evidence of the virus or local transmission.

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There have been 108 cases of travel-related Zika in Texas, including three pregnant women and one person who had sexual contact with a traveler, health officials said.None of the cases have been a result of the disease transmitted by mosquitoes in Texas. h/t dallasnews

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